Monday, October 31, 2011

Nokia Lumia: The First Real Windows Phone?

By Shane O'Neill, October, 26, 2011, CIO.

You have to hand it to Nokia. They can meet a tight deadline.
Last February, the Finnish company announced that it would be running Windows Phone 7 on future Nokia phones, and then, bam, eight months later we have the Nokia Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, announced today at Nokia World in London.
Both phones use Microsoft's updated Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" operating systemand are built on the same 1.4 GHz Snapdragon processor. The Lumia 800 has a 3.7 inch display and a sweet 8 MP camera; the 710 has the same size screen but a 5 MP camera. The estimated retail price of the Lumia 800 is 420 Euros (or $585) and the 710 is 270 Euros (or $376).....  Read more.